Correct regexp to block mails that advertise certain websites?

Doc Schneider doc at
Fri Jan 11 16:11:35 GMT 2008

Remco Barendse wrote:
> Hi list!
> I would like to block e-mails that always contain a certain url that
> allows to "unsubscribe".
> The unsubcribe url from the e-mail is this in plain text :
> <a
> href="">click
> here to unsubscribe</a> .
> I tried to block this using the following regexp :
> body     URETH1
> /^http:\/\/.*\.ur...ethanes-technology-international\.com\//
> describe URETH1          urethane rubbish
> score    URETH1          100
> (deliberately broke the url with some dots as my message doesn't seem to
> make it to the list)
> But nothing happens, where do i go wrong?
> Where do i go wrong?  I would already be happy if i can block any e-mail
> that contains i am sure that no
> legitimate e-mail will contain a link to it
> Thanks!!

you need to \ (escape) the three periods.


Funky that they actually have those 3 periods in their homename. Go figure.

Lincoln, NE.

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